Lead Practitioner: Science, Southwark

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Harris Academy PeckhamSouthwark

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale (Inner London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking an outstanding qualified Science Teacher for a Lead Practitioner role to support the academy in raising standards of teaching and learning across Departments, and to provide specialist subject expertise to assist departmental staff.

Your opportunity

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious professional to join our team of committed staff who share a common sense of purpose and high expectations of what students can achieve. For the successful candidate, there will be exceptional CPD opportunities. We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. You will be part of a Federation established in developing practitioners and nurturing excellent future leaders, with unrivalled opportunities for progression; whatever your aspirations as a teacher, middle or senior leader, our Teaching School Alliance provides a range of bespoke courses and qualifications, including our Aspiring Leaders NPQML and NPQSL programmes to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly. 

What we are looking for

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning.

With Science teaching experience, you will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a proven track record of success in raising standards and in innovation, holding UK QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree. Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

Harris Benefits

  • As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
  • Access to a diverse network of phase and subject specialist groups
  • Support and mentoring from some of the best leaders in education
  • A performance and loyalty bonus
  • Pension scheme (TPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
  • The opportunity to work with our amazing students!

Click here for a full list of Harris benefits. 

About Harris Academy Peckham

Our vision at Harris Academy Peckham is to ensure every child achieves excellence in all aspects of academy life.  We have high aspirations, both in terms of academic standards and personal development, in order to prepare students for the demands of the 21st century global workplace.  We expect every child to excel, and will provide the necessary challenge and support to make this happen.

Why work at Harris Academy Peckham?

A place where all flourish, all feel valued and where achievement is the key to success.

An opportunity to join an ambitious academy at the heart of the local community, working with experienced and inspirational leaders towards an outstanding future.

The combination of the traditional values of good manners, strong discipline and respect with excellent teaching.

Generous Harris benefits package and excellent opportunities for personal and professional development.

Come and see us in action: visits to Harris Academy Peckham are strongly encouraged and very welcome. Please call 0207 703 4417 or email info@harrispeckham.org.uk to arrange a time to come in or an informal conversation with the Principal.

The Harris Federation

Our academy is part of the Harris Federation, the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education. Harris has an unrivalled track record in raising standards and achieving success for the children in our academies.

Professional development and sharing best practice are a key part of the Harris Federation success, and we can draw on this to offer you top quality training at every stage of your career path, from Beginner Teacher to Middle Leader. We will invest in you with coaching, mentoring, and can offer a wide range of training programmes, delivered by our Teaching School Alliance.

We look for talented teachers who are passionate about their subject and making a difference. You can help us transform education in London, and create exceptional places of learning.

Please note: academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you will not be able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement. Harris Federation is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education. Click here to view our full equality and diversity statement. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 112 Peckham Road, London, SE15 5DZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 77034417
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Harris Academy Peckham is a place where all flourish, all feel valued and where achievement is the key to success. We are thoroughly proud of all our successes to date and look forward to further contributing to the Harris Federation’s excellent trac...